Today’s Naijazzy Woman Crush Wednesday goes to Naija’s very own Osinachi Joseph, popularly known by her stage name, Sinach!!
Sinach is a truly anointed Gospel music singer/songwriter and the Senior worship leader at the Believers Loveworld International Ministry and hails from Ebonyi State, Nigeria. She is also the second daughter of a family of seven and studied Physics at the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers state.
You only have to listen to her gorgeous voice and songs she’s written and you will be completely blown away, as her music brings the atmosphere of God to the place.
Now, lets give you a few facts about this amazing Gospel music singer that you may find interesting to know:
In 2016, Sinach was recognized for her outstanding and undeniable contribution to gospel music in the past decade, with her songs being sung in many countries, translated to many languages. This earned her an award as the first artist to be accorded the Songwriter of the Decade Award by the International Music and Arts Awards (LIMA).
She also received the African Achievers Award for Global Excellence, putting her in a prestigious list of Africans which include Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu, Joyce Banda, Richard Mofe-Damijo, and a few more.
Same year, she was listed by YNaija alongside Pastor Chris Oyakhilome and Pastor Enoch Adeboye as one of the Top 100 Influential Christians in Nigeria.
Sincah encourages music artists to decide and choose the type of music they wish to pursue. In 2017, speaking at a special occasion with local gospel artists in Kenya, the Nigerian gospel music singer and songwriter had this to say-
“Some artists want the best of both worlds and you cannot have it all. You do not put a toilet brush in the sitting room, it just doesn’t fit. I don’t work with artists who play in clubs; you have to stay in one place. Make your choice and stay where you belong”.
On 7th March 2019, Sinach became the first ever Naija Gospel singer to attain over 100 million views on a single video on YouTube. Other Nigerian artists with over 100 million YouTube video views include Davido and Yemi Alade, who both achieved the same feat in December, 2018. She achieved this with her song, WayMaker which was released December 2015 on the music and video sharing and streaming platform, Youtube.
Sinach is a prolific writer with over 200 songs in her portfolio. The amazing singer and songwriter is seriously motivated by the desire to see her songs, writings and concerts inspire the Church and the whole world to worship God and bring people to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ. She believes in writing from her heart and knowing what the Spirit of God is saying to the Church.
Sinach is married to Pastor Joseph Egbu and they both serve at the Believers Loveword Ministry. Despite her global success, Sinach continues to emulate a graceful and humble nature that makes one wonder how she does it.
To round it up, it is worthy to note that Sinach is globally known for several gospel hits songs asides from “Way Maker”, including “I Know Who I Am”, “Great Are You Lord”, “Rejoice”, “He Did It Again”, “Precious Jesus”, “The Name of Jesus”, “This Is my Season”, “Awesome God”, “For This”, “I Stand Amazed”, “Simply Devoted” and “Jesus is Alive”.
Here’s the video of Waymaker below. Listen and Enjoy!